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ATP/WTA Previews: Kerber Leads Killer Field in Tokyo
Notes: Potential tough starts for Tsonga after a bye vs. the power-serving upset-specialist Muller, and Chardy, who has never won a match in Metz in two attempts, vs. countryman MahutWildcards went to France's Laurent Lokoli, Mahut, and Paul-Henri MathieuNotable withdrawals from the event were Gilles Simon and Stan Wawrinka Simon beat Tsonga in last year's all-French finalFormer champs in the field are Tsonga and Monfils . Notes: Three Top 10 seeds, and all seeds in the Top 20Tough starts for the struggling Cibulkova vs. Flipkens, and Ivanovic after a bye vs. AzarenkaFour former No.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
France in final, Italy fight back against Switzerland
French players Richard Gasquet, Gilles Simon, captain Arnaud Clement, Julien Benneteau, Gael Monfils and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga celebrate after the French pair won the doubles match of the Davis Cup semi-final against Czech Republic yesterday at the Roland Garros Stadium in Paris. PARIS: France reached the Davis Cup final for the first time since 2010 yesterday when they took an unassailable 3-0 lead over two-time defending champions Czech Republic in their semi-final.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Tennis Served Fresh
unlikely hero marin cilic can use US Open win as catalyst
Marin Cilic believes his shock US Open victory can be the catalyst for him to become a big player in future Grand Slams - and judging by the stylish way he saw off Kei Nishikori in the final it's hard to disagree. The effusive Croat has gone as far as describing his win at Flushing Meadows as "life-changing" as he suddenly and unexpectedly proved he can match the best in the world and win the very biggest tennis tournaments out there.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Break the key to breaking through for talented Cilic
The first time the name of Marin Cilic will have captured the attention of more than a handful of people was back in 2005. The first time the name of Marin Cilic will have captured the attention of more than a handful of people was back in 2005.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
What to watch at US Open: Federer faces Monfils
Roger Federer, of Switzerland, leaps at the net as he returns against Roberto Bautista Agut, of Spain, during the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Sept.
U.S. Open: Berdych d. Thiem
The best thing I can say about the fourth-round match between No. 6 seed Tomas Berdych and Austrian wunderkind Dominic Thiem is that it was over quickly.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Money's there at the U.S. Open, but where's the fire?
Fans watch a match between Marin Cilic left, and Gilles Simon during the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday.
What Went Wrong for Eliminated Stars at the 2014 US Open?
While the U.S. Open has provided the setting for some of the most sensational eliminations of 2014, there has often been a bruised favourite on the receiving end of them.
Globe and Mail
Passing of the sweaty towel becomes tennis's hottest, grossest ritual
Gilles Simon, of France, wipes sweat from his neck between points against Marin Cilic, of Croatia, during the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Sept.
Ferrer, Sharapova stunned at US Open
Fourth seed David Ferrer was sent crashing out of the U.S. Open by Frenchman Gilles Simon on Sunday, becoming the biggest men's scalp to be taken so far during the final grand slam of the tennis season, while former women's champion Maria Sharapova also exited.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
US Open 2014: Odds for Top Contenders at the Start of Week 2
The tennis courts at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center have been littered with upstarts and legends over the last seven days, and along the way we've seen so many underdogs triumph and even more champions stand their ground.
The Winnipeg Free Press
France coach Clement picks Benneteau to face Czechs in Davis Cup, names Simon as replacement
France captain Arnaud Clement has preferred Julien Benneteau to Gilles Simon in his team to face two-time defending champion Czech Republic in their Davis Cup semifinal later this month.
The Miami Herald
US Open Glance
Fernando Angel in his home office in Miami. The accountant is letting his firm, F. Angel & Associates, Inc., dwindle to two or three clients while he pursues his dream: analyzing professional cycling for the beIN Sports TV network.
US Open Tennis 2014: Day 7 Results, Highlights and Scores Recap from New York
Sunday's action at the 2014 U.S. Open had a little bit of everything: upsets, great back-and-forth matches and a little intrigue courtesy of Mother Nature.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Tennis: Federer shines in New York rain, Ferrer crashes
Five-time champion Roger Federer sat out a two-hour break for torrential rain to race into the US Open fourth round on Sunday on a stormy, humid New York day which saw David Ferrer crash to defeat.
Caroline Wozniacki upsets Maria Sharapova, and David Ferrer falls at US Open
NEW YORK: Caroline Wozniacki upset French Open champion Maria Sharapova in a groundstroke marathon to reach the US Open quarter-finals, while Gilles Simon registered the first big surprise in the men's draw on Sunday.
Gilles Simon upsets 4th-seeded Ferrer at US Open
Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, of Croatia, follows through on a shot against Sara Errani, of Italy, during the third round of the 2014 U.S. .
Gilles Simon Stuns No. 4 Seed David Ferrer at US Open
No. 4 seed David Ferrer became the first major casualty on the men's side of the draw at the US Open on Sunday when the Spaniard lost to Frenchman Gilles Simon , the 26th seed 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 in the third round.
U.S. Open: Simon d. Ferrer
Gilles Simon's four-set, third-round win over No. 4 seed David Ferrer was the biggest men's upset yet at the 2014 U.S. Open.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Buenos Aires Herald
Delbonis loses to Simon in second round
Argentine Federico Delbonis was eliminated from the US Open yesterday after losing against Gilles Simon of France in the second round.